It’s makes moral sense and is frightening.
It reminds me of the Old Testament prophets advocating for God against a rebellious Hebraic culture. They were run out of town. They were slain. They were threatened by the religious charlatans who held the temple captive for the work of the devil.
“U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black says the United States, like past great civilizations such as the Roman Empire, could collapse due to a decline in family values, a decline in religion, a preoccupation with pleasure and overspending on militarism,” per AP.